High Angle Rescue is a technical rescue that is performed by trained professionals in the Fire and Emergency Services. In today’s environment, rescuers are faced with more possibilities of performing high angle rescues, such as high-rise buildings, mountain terrain, and water/cell towers.
Our 40-hour course provides training using rope rescue techniques for vertical terrain. The rescue techniques being taught will be the following: Rappelling from a fixed rope, anchor systems, patient pick offs, passing knots, swapping rope, lowering and raising, window picks, self-rescue, stokes basket operations, RPMH systems, MPD’s and Mechanical Advantages.
This class includes technical techniques that will require students to be proficient in basic knot tying prior to class. All instruction MEETS OR EXCEEDS NFPA Training Standards.